This MOOC examines the topic of climate change through the lens of small island developing states (SIDS). SIDS are extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change despite being responsible for less than one percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This MOOC will introduce learners to key concepts, methodologies and approaches to enhance knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of sustainable environmental practices and promote climate action. The course will draw on a variety of real-world examples to demonstrate the importance of pursuing both mitigation and adaptation solutions as a long-term strategy for meeting key sustainable development goals within the context of SIDS.
This course will meet the needs of those who work in the field, those who are passionate about climate change and advocacy, and those who wish to become more involved in climate advocacy and education as they relate to Small Island Developing States. The course welcomes participants from any region of the world. The main qualifying criteria are your interest and passion for the environment.
After completing the course, you should be able to:
The course is comprised of the following modules: